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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics

From: Subscapularis- and deltoid-sparing vs traditional deltopectoral approach in reverse shoulder arthroplasty: a prospective case-control study

  All prosthesis (N = 35) SSCS approach (N = 17) TDP approach (N = 18) P
DRG insurance coverage 14 9 5 0.13
Failed cuff repair 3 0 3 0.08
Cuff tear arthropathy Hamada 1–2 14 10 4 0.03
Cuff tear arthropathy Hamada 3–5 10 5 5 0.91
Malunion 8 2 6 0.13
Age 78 ± 7 78 ± 7 78 ± 8 0.82
Sex (male) 8 (23%) 4 (24%) 4 (22%) 1
Dominant arm 18 (51%) 7 (41%) 11 (61%) 0.4
Previous surgeries 20 (61%) 5 (29%) 15 (94%) 0.23
  1. DRG diagnosis-related group, TDP traditional deltopectoral, SSCS subscapularis and deltoid sparing